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For their Gala 417 wedding we provided Haley and John with complete wedding coverage which includes music for each part of their day, microphones, lights and a photo booth. Despite their guest list being slashed in half due to COVID-19, everyone had a phenomenal time. the venue The Gala 417 is a stunning  new venue […]

Weddings

September 1, 2020

Haley+John’s Virgina Beach Wedding | The Gala 417

wedding guest posing in Suffolk Virginia photo booth

Brandon and Stephanie’s destination wedding was absolutely amazing. Stephanie’s brother officiated the sweet ceremony with the Atlantic Ocean as his backdrop. The ceremony was simple yet elegantly adorned with tulle lighting lining the aisle. There was so much to love about their big day, but below are 4 of my favorite things. My Fav’s: Mashed […]

Weddings

August 21, 2020

Brandon + Stephanie’s Sheraton Virginia Beach Destination Wedding

"love" drawn in the sand

Yep–you read that right. Jada & Austin’s Top Golf Wedding was absolutely one-of-a-kind. I love when couples abandon traditional wedding plans and celebrate their wedding in a way that is true to who they are. After Jada & Austin exchanged vows at a nearby hotel, their family and friends headed to Top Golf where they […]

Weddings

July 22, 2020

Jada + Austin’s Top Golf Wedding | 196 Events | Virginia Beach Wedding DJ Company

bride and groom hold hands at alter

For their Kiln Creek Wedding, Whitney & Colby chose our Premier Photo Booth with unlimited text messages and prints so everyone went home with memories to cherish. We set up our most popular backdrop, the “Gold Sparkle.” No matter how many times we use this backdrop, it always manages to blow people away. Everyone looked […]

Weddings

July 16, 2020

Whitney + Colby’s Kiln Creek Wedding | Newport News, Virginia

Bride and Groom pose in photo booth

Empowering lives through literacy. The Life Enrichment Center (LEC) is a non-profit organization providing literacy tutoring for elementary students from Title I Schools in Hampton Roads and beyond. We had the pleasure of providing our Premier Photo Booth service for the Life Enrichment Center’s (LEC) annual banquet. Held at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach, […]

Corporate

October 18, 2019

Photo Booth at The Founders Inn: LEC Annual Banquet

guest posing in photo booth

Congratulations!  You are engaged! It is time to take the first steps in making plans for your big day.  There are so many details that go into planning a wedding.  While it may feel overwhelming, the intention of this guide is to shed some light on the cost of a DJ in Virginia Beach and the […]

Wedding Tip Wednesday, Weddings

October 17, 2019

Ultimate Guide To DJ Pricing in Hampton Roads

Wedding DJ | 196 Events: A Virginia Beach DJ & Photo Booth Company

Image Credit: Karea Preston The connection Devail and Nikki were the perfect team for the type of vibes we wanted for our special day!! From our initial consultation meeting to the actual reception, communication was amazing, accommodations were custom fit for us and their energy and customer service made for a truly special experience. -Ashli […]

Weddings

October 16, 2019

CJ+Ashli | Norfolk Waterside Wedding | Virginia Beach Wedding Entertainment Company

Norfolk Virginia Bride and groom cut their cake

Photo Booth Service for Not Back to School Luncheon We had a great time at the Not Back to School Luncheon in Virginia Beach. Over 150 retired Hampton Roads teachers gathered at Grand Affairs to celebrate the start of the school year. The tradition started 7 years ago and continues to be the way these […]

Corporate

September 3, 2019

Photo Booth at Grand Affairs: Not Back to School Luncheon

retired teacher posing in photo booth

Image Credit: Megan & Dallas Photography How 196 Events helped: DJ/Event Host, Cocktail Music, Ceremony Support, Photo Booth 4 Things I Loved About Their Big Day: Brunch Wedding Foot Washing Ceremony The Bride’s Dress w/ Pockets Gluten Free/Dairy Free Menu 1. Brunch Wedding Michael & Emily’s playful mid-day wedding was paired perfectly with their fun […]

Weddings

August 12, 2019

Michael + Emily | Virginia Beach Brunch Wedding | 196 Events

Whether or not to include a photo booth at your wedding is one of many decisions you are faced with during the planning process. You can ask your friends and family but that will leave you even more confused. Those who didn’t have a photo booth for their wedding will likely tell you its not worth it. On […]

Wedding Tip Wednesday, Weddings

April 1, 2019

5 Reasons Brides Say A Photo Booth Is A Must Have For Your Wedding